yopper

Scottish Vernacular Dictionary
a clype
A young person employed in the early 80's under Mrs Thatcher's Youth Opportunities Program, taken literally from the YOP acronym.Later replaced by YTSers (Youth Training Scheme, somehow a vast improvement on YOP), who were no smarter, only younger. A modern equivalent of slave labour.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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